• Am I Covered?: Home Insurance Questions

    The more you know and understand about home insurance, the better you can insure yourself, your family and your home and possessions in case of loss. The best way to prepare for meeting with your agent is to read your policy and look for the exclusions. If you don’t understand or have questions about something, […]

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    • Partner and State Links

      Health / Life Be there for a friend or loved one in need – learn great tips at What Friends Do. Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) has resources you can use, from food safety to field safety, from physical to psychological, and from government to community development. Here’s a general link to help you find a Better […]

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      • Choosing A Car

        Some cars are stolen more frequently than others. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Honda Accord topped the list of the most stolen cars in 2015. Want to know what cars are targeted by thieves in your area? Check with your local police department. Buying a car? Ask about security systems or features that […]

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        • In A Bicycle Accident? Here’s What To Do

          Immediately Be safe, be smart. Stop as soon as it is clear, safe and legal to do so. If you’re uninjured, check on others. Call 9-1-1. Include the exact location (look at street signs, landmarks) and mention any injuries. No cell phone? Ask a witness to make the call. Get their contact information in case […]

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          • After a Home Fire – What To Do

            Once the fire is out, the recovery process begins. Here’s what to know and do – and not do. WHN TIP – First Needs: If you need immediate assistance with shelter, food or other personal needs, consider contacting your local American Red Cross chapter. Insured? Contact your insurance agent as soon as possible, preferably before meeting with […]

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            • Buying a Home Security System

              If you are in the market for a home security system, here are some starter questions: What is included in a basic security system? Most basic security systems include exterior door sensors, window sensors and an alarm control panel with a touchpad. If you’re worried about break-ins, this might be sufficient for your needs. At […]

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              • Wallet / Purse Theft — What to Do

                WHN TIP – Be Prepared! Download and complete our Purse or Wallet Theft Checklist so you know what you had inside if it goes “missing”! WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Listen to this podcast for tips on how to describe a suspect. Immediately Be safe, be smart. Be sure you are in safe surroundings. If you […]

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                • Home Break-In – What To Do

                  WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Listen to this podcast for tips on how to describe a suspect. If You Suspect a Burglar Be safe, be smart. Do NOT go into your home. Go to a neighbor’s house to call the police. Call the police. Be ready to provide the following information: Your name Address […]

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                  • Tips for Preventing Home Theft

                    Practice Intruder Smarts Teach your family about home security. Explain your security precautions and emphasize the role they play in keeping your home secure. Ask them to remember always to lock the door and keep a careful watch on their keys. Show them where the keys to internal locks are located in case they have […]

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                    • Car Break-In: What To Do

                       WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Listen to this podcast for tips on how to describe a suspect. Immediately Be safe, be smart. Get to a safe place. Call the police. They will ask for a description of what is missing from your car. (Remember your trunk, glove compartment, anywhere else you kept items.) Download […]

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